CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 2100 vs 565 among desktop CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD Phenom II X2 565 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD Phenom II X2 565  based on its overclocking.

See full details

Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 2100

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i3 2100

Report a correction
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Much better performance per watt 1.41 pt/W vs 1.12 pt/W More than 25% better performance per watt
Lower typical power consumption 98.28W vs 109.72W More than 10% lower typical power consumption
Lower annual commercial energy cost 93.47 $/year vs 108.62 $/year Around 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 37.88 $/year vs 39.31 $/year Around 5% lower annual home energy cost
Front view of AMD Phenom II X2 565

Reasons to consider the
AMD Phenom II X2 565

Report a correction
Much more l2 cache 1 MB vs 0.5 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Higher clock speed 3.4 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.16 GHz vs 3.23 GHz Around 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much more l2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Higher Maximum operating temperature 70 °C vs 69.1 °C Almost the same
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.4 GHz vs 3.23 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 2100 vs Phenom II X2 565

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 2100
153,100 MB/s
Phenom II X2 565
145,350 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 2100  vs
Phenom II X2 565 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Socket type
LGA 1155
AM3
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
SSE
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 80W
Annual home energy cost 37.88 $/year 39.31 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 93.47 $/year 108.62 $/year
Performance per watt 1.41 pt/W 1.12 pt/W
Idle power consumption 73W 66.9W
Peak power consumption 106.7W 124W
Typical power consumption 98.28W 109.72W

details

Core i3 2100  vs
Phenom II X2 565 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 0.5 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB 6 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 3 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 45 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 69.1°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.23 GHz 4.16 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.23 GHz 3.4 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,518.9 1,750.5
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.23 GHz 4.16 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 2000 N/A
Number of displays supported 2 N/A
GPU clock speed 850 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
Intel Core i3 2100
Report a correction
AMD Phenom II X2 565
Report a correction

Read more

Comments

comments powered by Disqus